Now that our highest court has helped to affirm the Obama Plan and has admitted that America’s new health care system is a tax, many of us are feeling a lot like our forefathers did more than two centuries ago. We like to think we have come far since 1776, but in one big way very little has changed, even though government health care would have been as unheard of to the colonists as space flight.
Who could have predicted that the Supreme Court decision on SB 1070, the Arizona law that kicked off the furor over state immigration enforcement, would coincide so perfectly with the heat being turned up on Eric Holder over Fast and Furious?
Are Democrats waking up to what they have done? Are they on the run from the damage created by their belief that something good will come from their recession-enabled opportunism? The party speaks of teachers unable to earn a decent living, illegals discriminated against in their new country, unemployed Americans with futures stolen by the wealthy, and a war led by Republicans “endangering millions of women.”¹ Is the goal of this damaging political rhetoric to incite government chaos and social upheaval by insisting that America is nothing more than a vehicle to cheat its people?
Eric Holder is right. The time has come to give in. Instead of worrying about voter fraud we should embrace the idea of illegal immigrants voting. Who cares how many illegals vote? Think of the benefits we could reap if we printed a big stack of bilingual ballots, opened the doors of polling places wide to non-citizens, and let American democracy take its course.
We all know that the government lies, but the lies always contain a shred of truth, and that bit of honesty is fodder enough for constructing elaborate stories of success and failure. Here are seven tricks used by politicians, bureaucrats, White House speech writers, and PR types who want to make sure that when the government lies, those lies are believed.